Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK)

A World of Careers in Finance, Accountancy and Management

Intake Dates

DISTED-Business Brochure 2018 (web)
KPT/JPT(R/344/6/0130) 12/21 MQA(A7132)

The ACCA qualification is a globally recognised professional accountancy credential that opens doors to a prospective careers in finance, accountancy and management. It equips you with the expertise to work as a finance and accounting professional in any organisation type or size, both in the private and public sectors. The qualification is the best established career foundation for senior management and leadership opportunities in the future including finance director and chief executive.

Professional Ethics Module

Fundamentals Level


  • F1 Accountant in Business
  • F2 Management Accounting
  • F3 Financial Accounting


  • F4 Corporate and Business Law
  • F5 Performance Management
  • F6 Taxation
  • F7 Financial Reporting
  • F8 Audit and Assurance
  • F9 Financial Management


Professional Level


  • P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics
  • P2 Corporate Reporting
  • P3 Business Analysis

Options (Choose 2)

  • P4 Advanced Financial Management
  • P5 Advanced Performance Management
  • P6 Advanced Taxation
  • P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance

Assessment System
100 % examination

Duration of Study
Intakes are available in January and July.


  • Upon successful completion of the entire programme, you are awarded with the ACCA Chartered Certified Accountant qualification
  • You are eligible to use the designatory letters “CA” after your name if you have 3 years of practical experience gained before, during or after completing the programme.
  • You will also gain the added qualification of a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Accounting degree from UK’s Oxford Brookes University upon successful completion of the ACCA Knowledge and Skills Levels examinations and the University’s Research and Analysis Project.

General Studies
Students are required to complete the compulsory General Studies prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Certified Accounting Technician (CAT): Direct entry into the 4th paper of ACCA Skills Level

DISTED Diploma in Accounting: Direct entry into the 5th paper of ACCA Skills Level

STPM: Grade C+ (NGMP 2.33 ) in 2 subjects and Credits in SPM Mathematics and a Pass in SPM English

A-Level: 2 Passes

SACE International / HSC / AUSMAT: ATAR 50

UEC: 2 As and 3Cs including Mathematics and English

Matriculation / Foundation qualification or its equivalent:

CGPA 2.5 and Credit in SPM Mathematics and a Pass in SPM English

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

  • DISTED is an ACCA computer-based examination centre in Penang.
  • Qualification is awarded by the ACCA, UK, which has international status and reputation as a world leader in accountancy education. This means your qualification will be well respected in all employment sectors all over the world.

The ACCA programme at DISTED also offers the opportunity to gain concurrently a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University, UK. Armed with both the ACCA professional accountancy credential and the accounting degree, DISTED’s ACCA graduates are better poised to take advantage of the employment market.

At DISTED, you experience an exciting, practical all-rounded tertiary education conducted in a conducive campus environment. Learning approach includes group classroom teaching, discussions, research projects and oral-aural activities.

  • Qualified, experienced, dedicated and caring lecturers supported by experienced technical staff.
  • High quality textbooks are made available to students.
  • Close monitoring of your academic progress.
  • Ideal learning environment at our purpose-built Yeap Chor Ee Heritage Campus with excellent modern facilities.
  • Scholarships are available to Malaysian students*.

*Terms and conditions apply

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